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Sound of Science

We have always believed that the most sophisticated sound receiving device of all time is the truly incredible human ear, and we both acknowledge and are challenged by how this wonderful instrument can detect the most minute of sonic differences that we currently struggle to measure. Exhaustive listening tests therefore remain an essential element in turning a very good cable in to an exceptional one.

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The Genesis Report

The once humble loudspeaker cable has seen a meteoric rise in importance in recent years. Previously almost an afterthought, cables are now crucial high-technology audio components in their own right, though often cloaked unnecessarily in mystery and intrigue.

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The Genesis Report II

In 1995 we published the Genesis Report on loudspeaker cable design. In that document we established design principals, scientifically proved, which are as valid today as they were 12 years ago. This longevity is an unequivocal endorsement of both the quality and depth of that original scientific research. The Genesis Report laid the foundations on...

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HDMI Cables Matter

Recently there have been discussions on television and the internet suggesting it’s not worth upgrading to high quality digital audio and HDMI cables. We have our say...

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Ever wondered how to terminate QED speaker cables using QED's unique Airloc(TM) cold weld system? Well, within this section are a number of tutorial videos showing you how to terminate some of the QED Speaker cable range and also some of the recommended tools to get the job done.

Necessarily, some of the cable geometries are quite complex so you will see some of the techniques used to terminate the cable properly and see some of the technologies behind QED loudspeaker cable design.

QED Genesis Silver Spiral Airloc Termination Tutorial

QED Revelation Airloc Termination Tutorial

QED XT 400/XT 40 Airloc Termination Tutorial

QED SAXT/XTC Airloc Termination Tutorial

QED XT Evolution Airloc Tutorial (also for use with Ruby Ann Evo)

QED Micro & 42 Strand Airloc Termination Tutorial

QED Classic 79 Strand/Original Airloc Tutorial

QED Airloc Termination Tutorial Recommended Tools

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